American Cancer Society - ROAD TO RECOVERY VOLUNTEER DRIVER


(37.088375,-88.63336)
 

Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

1400 H.C. Mathis DrPaducah, KY 42001

About

Time Frame:

  • Two years

Position Summary:

  • Provides transportation for cancer patients to and from scheduled appointments for treatment-related care.

Responsibilities:

  • Attend initial training session and re-certifications every two years
  • Fulfill all transportation requests received from the Volunteer Coordinator.
  • Pick up patients promptly at the designated time and place.
  • Follow safe driving procedures. Display American Cancer Society window sticker or placard and carry wallet ID card at all times when driving patients.
  • Be supportive of the patient's concerns but do not offer medical advice, counseling or opinions
  • Complete all reporting information as requested by Volunteer Coordinator or ACS staff.
  • Report traffic accidents/violations to the Volunteer Coordinator or ACS staff partner.

Qualifications:

  • Familiar with the community, including roads and location of hospitals
  • Have a safe driving record and access to a servicable car with seatbelts and adequate insurance coverage
  • Emotionally stable, friendly and compassionate
  • Respect the patient's right to confidentiality.

Support Provided:

  • Training provided by the American Cancer Society. Ongoing support provided by Coordinator and ACS staff.

Skills

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

N/A

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